Basler Paper Mill

The Basler Paper Mill (Basler Papiermühle) is the Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing (Museum für Papier, Schrift und Druck) in St. Alban. The visitors are invited to participate in the production process of paper, bookbinding and printing. The extensive collection and well-documented history of paper production, writing, scripture, including the illuminated manuscripts of … Read more » “Basler Paper Mill”

The Eiger Express

From 5 December, visitors will be able to reach the winter sports and hiking area around the Eiger Glacier (2 320 metres), the Kleine Scheidegg and the Jungfraujoch quicker and comfortably. The cable cars (“Eiger Express” and Männlichenbahn) can transport 4000 guests per hour. The new Eiger Express cable car has a capacity of 2200 … Read more » “The Eiger Express”

Dalì meets Dante in Ascona

The Italian government commissioned Salvador Dalì (1904-1989) in 1950 to illustrate a special edition of la Divina Commedia, the famous work by  Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Dalì made one hundred watercolor woodcuts format A4. They represent thirty-three watercolors each for Hell, Purgatory and Paradise and an introduction. They form an original and unique expression of the … Read more » “Dalì meets Dante in Ascona”